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Consultation Objectives

  1. 1. Consulta)on  Objec)ves   The  object  of  the  consulta)on  exercise  was  to  explore  various   aspects  of  the  catapult  with  the  CDE  communi)es,  drilling   progressively  deeper  into  key  aspects  specifically  to  get  your   views  on     •  The  purpose  of  CDEC  and  the  various  roles  it  should  fulfil,  and       •  CDEC’s  poten)al  priori)es  in  terms  of  building  capabili)es  and   R&D  projects       to  help  shape  the  CDEC  Business  and  Implementa)on  Plans.        
  2. 2. Consulta)on  Process   The  consulta)on  process  ran  from  April  to  June  2012     •  280  Registra)ons  of  Interest   •  Four  ‘Shaping  the  CDEC’  workshops,  304  delegates  working   through  group  exercises   •  Five  roundtable  discussions  with  smaller  groups     •  Telephone  follow-­‐up  interviews     Report  published  15  July,  on  _connect   hWps://connect.innovateuk.org/c/document_library/get_file?p_l_id=6593370&folderId=8816834&name=DLFE-­‐92191.pdf  
  3. 3. CDEC  roles   What  you  told  us:   •  ‘The  ‘nerve  centre’  of  the  CDE  in  the  UK’     •  ‘An  unparalleled  source  of  knowledge  and  exper)se  across   digital  domains’   •   ‘The  focal  point  for  R&D  that  addresses  strategic  challenges   and  opportuni)es’     •  ‘Hold  and  communicate  the  vision  of  the  connected  digital   economy  future’   •   ‘A  champion  of  open  data’   •   ‘A  nexus  between  content,  technology  and  users’      
  4. 4. CDEC  core  ac)vi)es   In  the  consulta)on  you  highlighted  a  variety  of  ac)vi)es  that  you   considered  to  be  core  to  the  work  of  the  Catapult.  We  grouped   grouped  these  around:       •  ‘Promo)on’  of  the  Connected  Digital  Economy   •  ‘Informa)on’  –  the  defini)ve  and  accessible  source  of  CDE   knowledge   •  Research  and  collabora)on  approaches,  and   •  An  environment  that  provides  Support  for  innova)on.      
  5. 5. Promo)on   What  you  told  us:       •  ‘Have  a  ‘wow’  factor  of  interna)onal  standing  that  appeals   across  a  broad  community’       •  ‘Provide  a  public-­‐facing  showcase  of  the  best  connected   digital  economy  innova)ons’     •  ‘Act  as  a  source  of  inspira)on,  par)cularly  to  young  people’            
  6. 6. Informa)on   What  you  told  us:         •  ‘Become  the  first  choice  point  of  contact  both  for  knowledge   of  the  connected  digital  economy,  and  for  businesses  wan)ng   to  innovate  in  this  domain’   •  ‘Be  accessible  for  SMEs,  with  an  ac)ve  programme  of  events   and  engagement  to  connect  stakeholder  communi)es’        
  7. 7. Research  and  collabora)on   What  you  told  us:     •  ‘Focus  on  an  applied  R&D  agenda  to  strategically  address  the   topics  iden)fied  as  key  to  realising  major  business  benefits’     •  ‘Be  an  open  lab’     •  ‘Influence  and  drive  connected  digital  economy  standards’          
  8. 8. Support  for  innova)on   What  you  told  us:     •  ‘Be  user-­‐led,  crea)ng  a  culture  and  way  of  opera)ng  which   aspires  towards  ‘useful’  innova)on       •  ‘Provide  a  safe  arena  for  the  development  of  paradigm-­‐ shiging  innova)ons’     •  ‘Encourage  entrepreneurship  and  drive  commercialisa)on  of                  technology  research’        
  9. 9. More  generic  support   You  also  told  us  that  CDEC  could  provide  access  to  more  generic   business  and  innova)on  support:       •  ‘Signpost  general  business  advice’   •  ‘Broker  rela)onships  between  prospec)ve  partners’     •  ‘Provide  access  to  investors  and  capital’   •  ‘Direct  towards  sources  of  advice  on  IPR’     •  ‘Act  as  a  venue  for  events’     •  ‘Draw  on  and  augment  exis)ng  clusters  of  relevant  exper)se’    
  10. 10. R&D  Priori)es   A  wide  variety  of  poten)al  R&D  topics  were  iden)fied  during  the   consulta)on.  For  convenience  we  have  grouped  these  around:       •  ‘Big  data’   •  ‘Security,  privacy,  trust’   •  ‘User  centricity’,  and   •  ‘Mobile’    
  11. 11. R&D  Priori)es  –  Big  Data   What    you  told  us:       •  ‘Big  data  –  having  access  to  and  being  able  to  transform  the   massive  volumes  of  data  being  generated  from  many  areas   such  as  the  Internet  of  Things  into  novel  internet-­‐style   services’   •  ‘geing  value  from  the  re-­‐use  of  public  data’       ‘Big  data’  theme  includes  new  services  linking  the  physical  and   the  digital  worlds  including  through  novel  visualisa)on,  and   augmented  and  virtual  reali)es.  
  12. 12. R&D  Priori)es  -­‐‘Security,  privacy,  trust’   What    you  told  us:       •  ‘Security,  privacy,  trust’  -­‐  including  new  technology-­‐based   methods  for  micro-­‐payments  and  revenue  distribu)on,   balancing  management  of  rights  with  the  concepts  of  open   data,  and  extending  to  governance  regimes  and  considera)on   of  ethics.      
  13. 13. R&D  Priori)es  –  User  centricity   R&D  Priori)es  –  what    you  told  us:       •  ‘User  centricity’  -­‐  including  new  methods  to  explore  and   quan)fy  user  experience,  the  personalisa)on  and   contextualisa)on  of  services;  extending  to  users  involvement   in  design  and  co-­‐crea)on.        
  14. 14. ConsultaR&D  Priori)es  –  mobile   What    you  told  us:       •  ‘Future  networks  and  services  –  delivering  compelling  and   seamless  user  experience  over  heterogeneous  networks   (par)cularly  mobile)  by  means  of  service-­‐oriented   architectures,  such  as  fashioning  heterogeneous  content  and   data  into  new  value-­‐add  services’     Summed  up  as  ‘mobile’!    
  15. 15. R&D  Priori)es  summary   In  the  consulta)on  process  the  consensus  view  was  that  in  order   to  be  useful  for  business,  CDEC  should  be  able  to  explore:       •  Finding  ways  to  exploit  ‘big  data’  to  create  novel  services       •  Implemen)ng  technology-­‐based  methods  to  ensure  and   maintain  security,  privacy  and  trust       •  Puing  the  user  at  the  centre  of  new  developments       •  Fashioning  heterogeneous  content  and  data  into  new  value   add  services  delivered  over  future  networks  (‘mobile’)    

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